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CAN-43 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Director / Head: 
  Mr Gareth Jones
  Ms MaryEllen Wehrle




Institution:
 
  Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety (CCOHS)
Address:
  135 Hunter Street East
  L8N 1M5
  Ontario
Town:
  Hamilton
Country:
  CANADA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  (1-905) 572 2981 ext. 4433
Fax:
  (1-905) 572 4419
Web Site:
  http://www.ccohs.ca
Date of Designation:
  17/Sep/1993
Last Redesignation:
  25/Sep/2016
Expiry:
  25/Sep/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. To promote the implementation of PAHO/WHO Programs on occupational health, to host PAHO/WHO meetings, training courses and to participate in these activities. 
  2. To collect and disseminate information on occupational health using new information technology; and to provide PAHO/WHO with technical information and expertise when requested. 
  3. Contribute to the PAHO/WHO action plan to address violence in the workplace. 
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
  2. Chemical safety 
  3. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Collection and collation of information 
WHO Outputs:
  3.5.1 - Countries enabled to assess health risks and develop and implement policies, strategies or regulations for the prevention, mitigation and management of the health impacts of environmental and occupational risks
  3.5.2 - Norms and standards established and guidelines developed for environmental and occupational health risks and benefits associated with, for example, air and noise pollution, chemicals, waste, water and sanitation, radiation, nanotechnologies and climate change
  3.5.3 - Public health objectives addressed in implementation of multilateral agreements and conventions on the environment and in relation to the proposed sustainable development goals and the post-2015 development agenda
Responsible Officer:
  RODRIGUEZ GUZMAN Julietta
Phone:
  +1 43307
Email:
  rodriguezj@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  IVANOV Ivan Dimov
Phone:
  +41 22 791 5532
Email:
  ivanovi@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork